Tradition Fishing Charters – 24'

Tradition Fishing Charters really does make the most of their location at the west of the Panhandle. With the nearby wealth of flats, inlets, and bayous, there’s always the option of exceptional inshore fishing. It also won’t take long to get offshore and to be at one with the sea, so captains of Tradition Fishing Charters invite you out to catch some excellent game fish, too. From Perdido Key itself, they know these waters better than anybody.

Riding a 24’ Kenner center console, you’ll be in complete comfort throughout your journey. The boat is powered by a 200 HP Suzuki engine and comes equipped with GPS and fishfinder, to make sure you’re on the fish as soon as possible. For shallower waters, the wireless trolling motor will ensure that you can sneak up on the undisturbed fish and catch sight of them to reel ‘em in.

You’ll target a range of species, including Redfish, Sheepshead, Flounder, and Speckled Trout inshore; while Cobia, Red Snapper, King Mackerel, and Spanish Mackerel are the order of the day offshore. Trips include rods, reels, tackle, live bait, and lures to make sure you’re prepared for a catch. Try your hand at spinning, jigging, popping, or even trolling! The crew will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home for lunch or dinner.

No matter if you’re a hardcore experienced tournament angler, a complete novice, or just looking to entertain the kids, Tradition Fishing Charters will provide an enjoyable experience on the water for all. They love nothing more than helping people make their first catch, so don’t hesitate to ask them.

Tradition Fishing Charters has several boats in their fleet, click Capt. Miles’ profile to see his other vessels and book the one you like best!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Inshore/Offshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $700
    price breakdown
    $700
    These are the trips to book to make a day out of being on the water and going after the biggest variety of species. If the weather is nice enough we can go out into the Gulf of Mexico and fish for big tasty fish like Red Snapper, Triggerfish, Mingo/Vermillion Snapper, King Mackerel, and Sharks!!! If the weather doesn't allow or you just prefer to stay inshore, we can do that as well, targeting Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder, and Mangrove/Black Snapper.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Inshore/Offshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    These are the trips to book to go after the biggest variety of species. If the weather is nice enough we can go out into the Gulf of Mexico and fish for big tasty fish like Red Snapper, Triggerfish, Mingo/Vermillion Snapper, King Mackerel, and Sharks! If the weather doesn't allow or you just prefer to stay inshore, you can do that as well, targeting Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder, and Mangrove/Black Snapper.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Inshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    This half-day trip is one of the most popular trips, providing fun for the whole family, as well as experienced anglers. You'll wind your way around the inlets, bays, and bayous of Pensacola hunting Florida's famed inshore fish species, such as Speckled Trout, Flounder, and Redfish.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Inshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    This half-day trip is one of the most popular trips, providing fun for the whole family, as well as experienced anglers. You'll wind your way around the inlets, bays, and bayous of Pensacola hunting Florida's famed inshore fish species, such as Speckled Trout, Flounder, and Redfish. PM trip departure time is flexible. Please contact the Captain upon booking to agree on the exact time.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Inshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    This trip is good for introducing new or young anglers to fishing without committing to a longer trip. You'll target everything from Speckled Trout and Redfish to Flounder. You may also hook a King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, or Pompano when in season.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Inshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    This trip is good for introducing new or young anglers to fishing without committing to a longer trip. You'll target everything from Speckled Trout and Redfish to Flounder. You may also hook a King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, or Pompano when in season. PM trip departure time is flexible. Please contact the Captain upon booking to agree on the exact time.
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip – Inshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $275
    price breakdown
    $275
    Designed specifically for families and first-time anglers, this trip is perfect to just dip your feet in the fishing game. All fish caught are released back into the sea, but who knows? You may be hooked by the time you return to dry land.
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip – Inshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    $275
    price breakdown
    $275
    Designed specifically for families and first-time anglers, this trip is perfect to just dip your feet in the fishing game. All fish caught are released back into the sea, but who knows? You may be hooked by the time you return to dry land. PM trip departures are flexible, please contact the Captain upon booking to agree on the exact time.
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About the Captain

Miles Howell
Pensacola, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
1 Fishing Reports
32 Customer Reviews
Response time 3 hours
Member since April 2016
Tradition Fishing Charters was started out of a lifelong passion for deep sea and inshore fishing by Captain Miles Howell. Capt. Miles started fishing at a very young age, competing and winning in local tournaments. He then started working as a deck hand in the local charter boat fleet while in high school. Capt. Miles quickly learned that he had a knack for showing people a good time on the water and enjoyed helping them catch fish. This was the beginning of what is now an expanding family charter fishing business. However, his biggest support are two captains who are a part of Tradition Fishing Charters together with him, providing the best services for their clients!

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Targeted Species

Flounder Flounder
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish

Shark (Blacktip) Shark (Blacktip)
Sheepshead Sheepshead
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)

Snapper (Vermilion) Snapper (Vermilion)
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Speckled Trout Speckled Trout
Triggerfish (Gray) Triggerfish (Gray)

Boat Specs

Kenner (Center console) originally built in 2001, and restored in 2019. Powered by a 200HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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4.79
out of 5 stars from 29 reviews
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
93%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
77%
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Cody M.
Winder, Georgia
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Best charter experience yet!

VERIFIED   June 21, 2020
Great for people with little to no experience ocean fishing and for experienced fishers as well! Capt. Willie was absolutely...
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Willie is a native and life-long resident of Pensacola. He is extremely familiar with the waters and went above and beyond...
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Amazing day of fishing with a GREAT captain!!!

VERIFIED   May 9, 2020
We got casting lessons and local history lessons also. Captain Miles was a stellar host and we really enjoyed ourselves. ...
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Willie is extremely knowledgeable about the area and knows all of the ins and outs. This was my 2 sons first saltwater experience...
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